Dr Jagdev Bhogal FBCS
Oracle Certified Associate
Jagdev has a career in STEM academia spanning nearly 4 decades ranging from teaching, research and leadership as Head of Computing and Data Science Department at Birmingham City University (BCU). She is an Associate Professor in Computer Science who specialises in Database Technology and her research interests include areas such as Ontologies, Artificial Intelligence & Ethics; and Green IT. Over the course of her career, she has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers in reputable international conferences and journals.
Jagdev is involved in external work with Professional bodies such as the British Computer Society (BCS) and is external examiner for various Universities. Jagdev joined the BCS as a student member in 1982 and is now Fellow of BCS. She has been a BCS Examiner and has been engaged in BCS Accreditation work for the past 5 years. Jagdev is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
She is a STEM Ambassador and an active member of the University Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Jagdev is passionate about addressing the gender gap in technology. She is founder of the BCU Women in Computing Group (@bcuwic) which was launched 6 years ago to create a sense of identity and belonging for the underrepresented females in computing. The BCU WiC group has proved to be popular and is growing from strength to strength.